Garry Edwards is the Founder and Managing Director of the AAM Investment Group. He has over 20 years’ experience in investments and management within the Australian agribusiness sector.
As an equity investor, he has developed assets and opportunities in livestock production, livestock marketing, value added marketing and processing, and consistently delivered superior financial returns.
Garry studied a Bachelor of Applied Science, Systems Agriculture at the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury where he graduated as dux of his course and also received a scholarship to attend the University of Illinois in the United States.
In his early career, Garry created the Livestock Exchange technology platform and developed the technology and systems that today underpin Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock industry through the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS).
Today, Australia is the envy of all other livestock export markets due to the value attributed to commodities that fall under the NLIS program due to their enhanced market access.
Garry has extensive experience in a diverse range of agricultural businesses from family operations through to large scale integrated corporate agricultural operations across a range of industry sectors.
In 2007, Garry founded AAMIG commencing the development, operation and management of a portfolio of agricultural assets on behalf of Australian Superannuation funds which today trade over $1 billion of livestock annually.